Archive: 2020

CCIQ represents over 448,000 state SMEs and advocates on local, state and federal matters to advance the interests of Queensland’s robust SME sector.

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Queensland’s economy needs a health plan

Monday 2 November, 2020

Now that the elections has been run and won, it’s time to get back to business. And first on the re-elected Palaszczuk Government’s agenda must be on generating and implementing a health plan for our economy, said the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ). Read more.

Ditch Queensland’s Digital Divide

Tuesday 13 October, 2020

For a business to be successful into the future, they need to be able to compete in an increasingly digital economy, but that’s a challenge for many small Queensland businesses said the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ). Read more.

Duplication, Regulation Weigh Business Down: CCIQ

Tuesday 22 September, 2020

1 in 4 business businesses indicate that ‘red-tape’ prevents them making changes to grow their business 57 per cent of small businesses spend up to 10 hours per week on simply meeting government regulatory requirements. 78 per cent of Queensland businesses experience a moderate to major impact from complying with government regulation Read more.

Business says Show You Mean Business

Monday 14 September, 2020

In Queensland, there are 445, 830 small businesses Collectively they pump $113 billion into Queensland’s economy They employ 44% of Queensland’s private sector workforce This election they need to know who will invest and support their success Read more.